In pictures: Bahrain International Air Show 2018 at the Sakhir Airbase

The fifth edition of the show witnessed attendance from 187 companies and saw a number of strategic announcements being made that would further Bahrain's position as a major transportation hub in the Middle East.
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The fifth edition of the Bahrain International Airshow BIAS 2018 which is being held on November 14-16 for three days and looks set to be the biggest and most successful yet.
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Officially inaugurated by His Highness Shaikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Personal Representative of His Majesty the King and the Chairman of BIAS Supreme Organising Committee.
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Turkish TAI T625 helicopter developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries during the 2018 Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) at the Sakhir Airbase, south of the Bahraini capital Manama on November 14 2018.
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Russian Air Force aerobatic demonstration team 'Russian Knights' performs air maneuvers using the Sukhoi SU-27s fighter aircraft during the 2018 Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) at the Sakhir Airbase, south of the Bahraini capital Manama on November 14 2018.
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A US Marine Corps (USMC) Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor military aircraft performs air maneuvers during the 2018 Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) at the Sakhir Airbase, south of the Bahraini capital Manama on November 14 2018.
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A United Arab Emirates Air Force Mirage 2000 performs air maneuvers during the 2018 Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) at the Sakhir Airbase, south of the Bahraini capital Manama on November 14 2018.